RV Education

Learning all the RV systems and processes can be tricky. I’ve tried to lay them out in an easy-to-understand way. 

Today I’d like to answer some of the most common questions I get from my readers and from people I have talked with in person over the years. The photos are just some of my favorites from over the past couple of years.

The last thing I want to do on moving day is put a bunch of stuff away for safe travel only to drag it all out again when I arrive at my destination.

So you finally got that RV you’ve been dreaming of. Before you head out for that first glorious trip, consider a shakedown trip.

There are a few reasons you should level your camper. Your refrigerator needs to be level to function properly. RV refrigerators are generally absorption refrigerators and are different from home refrigerators.

If you’re giving up your sticks and bricks home to RV full-time, one of the most daunting tasks is sorting through EVERYTHING you own. The sooner your begin the better.

Did you know your RV has two power systems? Most RVs have one or more batteries that power things like the lights, tongue jack, water pump, vent fans, and more. These batteries are referred to as “house batteries.” This system works even when you are not plugged into shore power so you can camp without plugging in.

Perhaps the most dangerous thing about towing a bumper pull trailer is trailer sway. There are many ways to help reduce or control the possibility of trailer sway. We’ll cover a few of them here.

Modern RVs generally have three types of holding tanks. Here’s what you need to know.

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